23 May 2013

Artisanal fisherman in Italy - 5

MPA of Sinis Peninsula, Sardinia, Italy, February 2011 (photo S. Bonizzoni)

These fishermen show a hole that was reportedly made by bottlenose dolphins in their nylon net. This kind of damage combines with the problems caused by illegal and mismanaged fishing, as well as strong winds preventing fishing with small boats during much of the year.

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